Preah Sihanouk Ville Province, or Kompong Som Province about 230 km from Phnom Penh Capital,a surrounding and undeveloped island tropical coastal most famous white sand beach, also known as Kampong Som. is Cambodia's most happening beach destinations. Numbers visitors have risen steadily in recent year and look set to skyrocket that flight from Siem Reap are operating daily, with more routes planned. Name in the honour then of the Head of State, King Norodom Sihanoul, was hacked out of the jungle in the late 1950s to create Cambodia's first only deep- water port, strategicaly vital because its meant that the country's international trade no longer had to pass through Vietnam's Mekong Delta.
Cambodia's fascinating tourist destinations are spread all over the country.When looking around the Kingdom you can see all kinds of amazing sites, including beautiful seaside villages where you can watch the panoramic views of prestine sandy beaches in the golden sunlight.That's why Cambodia is called the Kingdom of Wonder and The world's Most beautiful Bay Club Member, 26th May 2011.
With its palm-studded shores and warm, clear waters, it hardly comes as a surprised that Preah Sihanouk attracts crowds of locals, expatriates, and tourists eager for a beachside holiday. Do as locals do and enjoy the stretches of powdery white sand with a chilled coconut and some toothsome grilled seafood. Or, indulge in a beachside massage, take a dip in the sea, and go for dinner in any of the local restaurants that serve fresh crabs, prawns, lobsters, fish, and scallops in a mouth-watering array of styles.
There are dozens of untouched islands off the coast of Preah Sihanouk: Koh Rong and Koh Rong Samloem, Koh Russei, Koh Dek koul feature blissfully uncrowded beaches with palm-shaded shorelines. Being a beach town, there are also many sea-based activities for adventuous visitors, including boating, island-hopping, fishing, diving and snorkeling in crystal clear waters. For the expert enthusiast who wants to explore the mysterious underwater world of coastal Cambodia,Sihanouk Ville has PADI Dive Centers and qualified instructors who know just the right spots to take you.Presently the islands are still quiet, lush and green with beautiful beaches . All islands have been sold and are slated for development of the luxury resorts.
In the evenings, the nightlife heats up, and those in search of pulsing bars and nightclubs won't be disappointed. Many entertainment venues, especially those on Weather Station Hill, stay open well into the wee hours.